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  1. CFAES gains a big new partner for improving soil health and water quality

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-monthly/august-2020/cfaes-gains-big-new-partner-for-improving-soil-health-and-water

    benefits. The goal is to boost soil health, improve Lake Erie’s water quality, and keep the region’s farms ... ’  six water quality associates. He is shown above as he samples soil at a farm in Hardin County (courtesy of ...

  2. Awards and recognitions

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-monthly/august-2020/awards-and-recognitions

     Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science, School of Environment and Natural Resources, was named to ... titles of IICA Chair in Soil Science and IICA Goodwill Ambassador for Sustainable Development Issues from ... the Costa Rica-based  Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture. The soil science title, ...

  3. Ohio farmers hankering for rain

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-farmers-hankering-for-rain

    bring down yields. During this year’s wet spring, some farmers planted in soggy soils. As a result, the ... plants developed shallow roots, and heavy equipment riding over that wet soil led to the soil particles ... into the plants. Now, during the dry months, shallow roots can’t reach down to the layers of soil that ...

  4. John Fulton

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/faculty-expert/john-fulton

    meet site-specific crop and soil needs. His program also focuses on translational data analytics ...

  5. Return to Offices and Campuses

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/faculty-staff-resources/return-offices-and-campuses

    questions. Checklist/guidance document created for CFAES supervisors as they navigate the repopulating campus ... and will allow you to access them through a web browser. For assistance with OCIO Remote Access ...

  6. CFAES is partnering with NRCS and Cargill for better soil health and water quality

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/cfaes-is-partnering-with-nrcs-and-cargill-for-better-soil-health-and-water-quality

    for a soil health study,” she said. “It could be talking to them about potential best management ... Water Quality Initiative  (WQI) to learn more about and boost soil health, improve Lake Erie’s water ... his or her soil test information and estimate the nutrient loss potential; evaluate different nutrient ...

  7. Yet another major award for Rattan Lal

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-monthly/july-2020/yet-another-major-award-for-rattan-lal

    CFAES researcher  Rattan Lal,  Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science in the  School ... his efforts to increase the global food supply by helping small farmers improve their soil.   “Every ... management and conservation of agriculture’s most cherished natural resource, the soil, set him apart,” said  ...

  8. New fact sheet series for specialty crop growers focuses on dicamba and 2,4-D drift

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/new-fact-sheet-series-for-specialty-crop-growers-focuses-dicamba-and-24-d-drift

    being proactive, detailed steps for documenting and responding to damage, and a brief background on why ... might for food safety concerns. He also stresses the importance of documenting suspected drift quickly, ... you see something, document it,” he said. “Use your cell phone. You can always delete unneeded photos ...

  9. New veggie garden? 6 tips for keeping it healthy through summer

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/new-veggie-garden-6-tips-for-keeping-it-healthy-through-summer

    beginners. He runs the  Growing Franklin  food-producing blog. Test your soil A soil test will tell if the pH ... go.osu.edu/allaboutsoiltesting  and at  go.osu.edu/franklinsoiltest. Use mulch Spreading mulch on top of your soil will help ...

  10. Ohio State soil scientist awarded World Food Prize

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-soil-scientist-awarded-world-food-prize

    Alayna DeMartini COLUMBUS, Ohio—A soil scientist at The Ohio State University whose research spans ... helping small farmers improve their soil.   Over five decades, Rattan Lal, a Distinguished University ... pioneering agricultural methods across the globe that not only restore degraded soil but also reduce global ...

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